Taxon  Report   1209    
Bromus madritensis  L.  ssp. rubens  (L.) Husn.
Foxtail brome,  Foxtail chess, Foxtail grass, Red brome
Bromus madritensis ssp. rubens, a monocot, is an annual grass that is not native to California; it has been naturalized in the wild. Cal-IPC rating: High
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one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

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Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Bromus
Parent: Bromus madritensis

Arid West: Occurs in non wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Habitat: disturbed

Communities: weed, characteristic of disturbed places

Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN

PLANTS other name:
Bromus rubens

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Bromus rubens
More information about  Bromus madritensis ssp. rubens

Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation, with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria. [web application]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Feb 25, 2020).